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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 5th, 2018

Forsyth

Joel Evan Edwards, 49, Canton
  Joel Evan Edwards 49, of Canton, Ga passed away on April 2, 2018. He is survived by his wife Susanne Edwards. Parents Donald and Judith Edwards. Chidren Brian Ed ...

Gwinnett

Joyce Dooly Figueroa, 61, Buford
Joyce Dooly Figueroa, age 61, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, April 5, 2018 after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held Friday, April 6, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...

Habersham

Mary Patricia Sumner, 85, Clarkesville
Mrs. Mary Patricia Sumner, age 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018 with her loving daughters, Lynne and Maryette, by her side, aided by the Northeast Georgia ...

Hall

Tony Louis Burchardt, 52, Gainesville
  Tony Louis Burchardt, 52, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at ...
William Yates Irvin, 95, Gainesville
LCDR, William Yates Irwin, age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 05, 2018 at his residence of 32 years following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

Jackson

Mrs. Glenda Estelle Logan Bennett, age 75 of Commerce died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Bennett was born in Homer to the late, Gordon (Buck) and Mary Edith ...
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment
NASCAR Modified legend Stefanik dies in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash. He was 61.
Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70
Eddie Money, the husky-voiced, blue collar rock star known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," has died at 70
Best-selling Southern author Anne Rivers Siddons dies at 83
Anne Rivers Siddons, a best-selling Southern author known for novels "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Peachtree Road" has died